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and to the citizen of the nation me loved. >> allen has more on nelson mandela's life. >> he was a prisoner and a president. a violent revolutionary and a moderate reformer. he was the face of change in turbulent south africa. his smile and his strength, power weapons in the fight for racial many people don't see it, against the government that applied. was on these savage attacks. leave south africa away from decades of racial separation and minority, white rule, was born in manage fella grew up in a rural roadless area near born to tribal royalty, he was adopted and raised by a chiefton after his father's death when he was just nine. he was the first in his y to attend school, where a missionary teacher gave him the first name nelson. his political activism began in college. join as boycott to school. he moved to johann studies law, and joins the african national congress, a political party and resistence moving fighting the segregation that was so deeply divisive. that passed laws taking segregation to an extreme. >> celebrated 3 million people to black homelands. denying their right to
for this special edition of "cnn newsroom" as we remember the life and legacy of nelson mandela. first breaking news in the last hour, brand new jobs report is out with the lowest unemployment rate in five years. we'll tell you how the markets and the white house are responding this morning. >>> also an arctic blast, this is dallas, where the mercury has dropped 50 degrees in just the last 24 hours. colossal ice storm putting on the freeze from texas to tennessee. and in johannesburg, remembering the man who went from prisoner to president, we'll have the latest on funeral plans for the anti-apartheid icon, nelson mandela. >>> first to that breaking news on the economy, americans are getting back to work, 203,000 jobs were added to payrolls in november, and the unemployment rate ticked two notches lower to 7%. that's the lowest unemployment rate in five years. our chief business correspondent christine romans is here to break down the numbers. better than expected, so should we feel absolutely completely good about this? >> i saw some broad-based strength in these numbers from warehousing to re
and reflection in south africa, beginning of a week of ceremonies and observances to honor the memory of nelson mandela. his death this past thursday saddened people all over the world and remind us how much he accomplished against such daunting odds. martha teichner will be reporting our cover story. >> he was to post apartheid south africa what george washington was to us, the father of his nation. >> there is time for the healing of the wound has come. >> he bore no grudges in spite of spending 27 years in prison. he went in a revolutionary and came out a statesman who spent the rest of his life reconciling white and black in a country where the racial divide was a chasm. later this sunday morning, what made nelson mandela a great man. >> osgood: we will consider mandela's place among the greats of history. and then turn to the manner of centuries beneath the square, a symbol of the freemasons, just who the masons are and who, what they do are one of the mysteries mo rocca will investigate. >> it is the world's oldest fraternity known for its rituals symbols and secrecy. >> what would happen
at the table, eight political parties, the british, irish governments negotiating this. how did nelson mandela become involved in 1997? >> well, i made very good friends with chief negotiator, and because i was in south africa for a number of years documenting the transition from apartheid to a free south afri africa. i was also working in northern ireland, where i worked all my life. and i noticed there were similarities i in the behaviorsf northern ireland negotiators and south african negotiators. so in a process of going back and forth i convinced the northern irish negotiators from every side that they could learn something from the south africans and i had them come to thireland with me. sit with the parties of northern ireland for three hours each. and they came back and said, i think we can do something here. and they said, we'll do something when each of the persons who are coming here writes to me and asks for our assistance because we do not interfere in the affairs of other countries. it fell to me to gather those 16 letters, which in due course i delivered, and it took place in ar
for what promises to be a truly epic memorial for nelson mandela. we will be live which details. first, let's go to kate which this top story. >> we will be checking in which you. let's gen here back at home which a massive winter storm, icing the east coast, air travel is an absolute nightmare. more than 1,100 flights already scrubbed today following 2,100 flights cancelled on sunday. if that's not good, people have been forced to sleep on cots at the airport a. highway nightmare from wisconsin to maryland. hundreds of wrecks. dozens deadly. we have this storm covered beginning which meteorologist indra petersen. how is it looking now? >> no stranger to travel delays. ten hours i was stuck last week on the tarmac. i know i was not alone. this storm wreaked havoc which freezing rain, rain itself and snow and ice across a huge chunk of the country. snow, freezing rain and dangerous ice. >> oh! oh my god. >> reporter: in plano, texas, people caught cascades of ice shooting down from rooftops. >> oh my god. >> reporter: another storm is wreaking havoc across much of the nation t. frej id storm
a remembering south african president nelson mandela. and a white house briefing with secretary jay carney. >> the book affairs events from washington, putting you in the room at congressional hearings, white house event, briefings, and conferences. and complete gavel-to-gavel coverage of the u.s. house. we are c-span, created by the cable tv industry and funded by your local cable or satellite provider. now you can watch us in hd. >> republican senator rand paul at the detroit economic club. some have considered him as a presidential candidate although he himself has not made any formal announcement. this event is part of the road to the white house 2016 coverage. [applause] cracks good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. on this nice brisk detroit michigan day, it is my honor to introduce dr. rand paul, the junior senator from kentucky. the united states senator elected in 2010 and has certainly made his mark in just a very short time. he has proven to be an outspoken champion for constitutional liberties and fiscal responsibility. warrior against government overreach. among his first legis
the life of nelson mandela as parliament prepares to take a more formal treaty. thailand's prime minister dissolve parliament and promises elections but that is to say a massive demonstrations will continue. courier protest is to set up barricades to prevent access to government buildings in kiev. the intent to disrupt the running of the country as civil servants and politicians tried to begin their working week. on sunday some of the top of the statue then in a symbolic times to present the tna convictions his parents because it ties with moscow i could've done it in a civilized manner and put it nicely in a museum like a piece of history. what has happened is the fault of the communists they have not given us the tools to do said in a civilized way because the key to the cost. they were against it said today in our country the anyway today was lights out. we will make you look a ticket the present by the government's decision to shelve and eat eighteen in favor of talks is russian the protest is on sale so it is to confront each of them now for weeks. i know i have corresponded in kiev
90 heads of state as the nation prepares to honor the life nelson mandela. >> oh, boy. falling ice in texas, of all places. crashing into parked cars. thankfully not people. severe weather continues right across the country. >>> and soccer fans turning violent in brazil, causing police to use tear gas and rubber bullets to stop the fighting. welcome to around the world". i'm suzanne malveaux. >> i'm michael holmes. thanks for your company. we'd like to welcome viewers not just here in the united states but indeed, all around the world. >>> day four of the mourning period for nelson mandela, and the world's focus on south africa unwavering. >> and that is how it is done. there is sadness mixed also with celebration. you see the dancers there as mourners flock to mandela's home in johannesburg. people of all different faiths, races, backgrounds together paying tribute to the icon who reshaped the country and really became a global symbol of peace. the diversity of the crowds a testament to what he accomplished in that once bitterly segregate the society. >> leaders from around the wo
, song, and remembrance in honor of nelson mandela. today's national day of prayer and reflection marks the beginning of a week-long program of mourning in his memory. let's go right now to nbc's michelle koh zin ski, who's in the middle of it all. michelle, a good evening your time. what are we seeing? >> reporter: hi, alex. right here this was a fence lined with some flowers outside the mandela property. now it has become several large hills full of flowers lined with people. you can imagine in churches around the world today mandela was mentioned. here today people were basically encouraged to do their own thing, to reflect on the melgszage of this champion of freedom. but in enormous numbers, people felt much better gathering together, includingmembers of mandela's family. it had the feeling of a sunday revival. here a few hundred gathered in a tent at mandela's offices, anything but quietly reflective, full of joy. >> we don't mourn quiet. we need to celebrate. we need to celebrate his life. >> reporter: the gospel choir that performed so many times for mandela in life, felt his lo
snap election. if you use this escalating standoff. domestic cctv in independence square ikea nelson mandela he said to be buried in a private ceremony in his home village of cool next sunday. this weekend there will be a national day of mourning for former south african president. he passed away on thursday evening at the age of ninety five on tuesday a memorial service will be held this a way to giving millions a chance to see their final farewells cctv scott henderson reports from the family home inaza the knee boat. he's releasing its operations the leak at the kt to the liberation struggle. can he be found. i'm thankful read this to the deepest really two weeks. will we see is invoking a traditional blessing. i don't get that and thanks from younger generations. some of them it's all too much the deputy at it. i don't want it. i get my pic of it. i mean it twenty four hours now seeks the presidency small but tasty announcement and should be its pc can see now pouring in. we understand the system and others voting is now being made to the capital pretoria. as preparations begin
current and ten former heads of state for the memorial for nelson mandela. among them, president obama, who along with first lady michelle obama left washington about an hour ago for south africa, expected to arrive in johannesburg early tomorrow morning. joining them will be former presidents bill clinton and george w. bush, david cameron and ban ki-moon among scores of other dignitaries. errol barnett in johannesburg for us. tomorrow is taking place in soccer city during the world cup, a huge stadium, 90,000 plus seats. given the interest and the crowds behind you now, will that be big enough to accommodate everybody? >> reporter: in a word, john, no, and that's why the government has facilitated three, count them three overthrow stadiums for people who want to attend tuesday's memorial service, plus they will be broadcasting the ceremony via livestream to 90 big screens set up all over the country. john, i'm not sure how many university football games you've been to but what's happening around me now you could compare to a battle of the bonds. over my right shoulder a south african
news on nelson mandela. i want to bring to you right now if we can. >> kelly, thank you very much. this a special breaking news. one of the great men of the 20th century, nelson mandela, one of the most inspiring people in the world, has died. after a long illness, it is just now being announced on south african television, that nelson mandela, a man who served decades in prison for his crusade for human rights and dignity in his home country, has died. he was 93 years old, if i'm doing my math correctly there. he's 95 years old. excuse me. 95 years old. he had 17 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. a man that really led the way for human justice and rights in his nation. we'll bring you more details on the passing of nelson mandela very, very shortly. and we'll have news, i'm sure, from washington, from the president and the white house in mourning over the death of nelson mandela. kelly, back to you. >> tyler math senn, thank you very much. i believe john harwood is standing by in washington. john harwood with more detames. potentially, any reaction at this early hour, joh
person i do not think will be taking a selfie will a piece on, he did nelson mandela. >> imagine a people bring together the blacks who were successful for so long, and the whites who were so scared, you issuesave fewer legacy come together to work for the betterment. he was on the scene as the news broke that nelson mandela had died. he ties it into a larger theme, the arabif you look at uprising, the groundswell of a desire for good change, and no political leaders should they come into the next era, nelson mandela was able to do that. >> without the help of social media. >> exactly. it was a powerful piece. >> the connection of the top ic and the author. i have to ask you about this amazon store, because it dominated my world last week. it is fundamentally interesting and silly. it doesn't exist command is not legal, they do not have the infrastructure for this thing. why does that capture the fascination of the viewers? it was a huge story last week by deliver that ebay can you things in 30 minutes -- >> drones is where the future is going. people want to be able to see around corners
for a national day of prayer and reflection to honor former president nelson mandela. president jacob zuma join eed mandela's ex-wife winnie and members of the family at a church service. the national day of prayer and reflection was called for south africans to celebrate the life of mandela and his legacy in places of worship, homes, and in their communities. >> i came here to say i'm not mourning him, i'm celebrating his life. >> for me being here is a very special moment today because nelson mandela is really that symbol of unity. he's a symbol of peace and hope. >> the church and prayer services are the first of many planned officialed events commemorating machi commemorating mandela which will culminate in what is expected to be one of the biggest funerals next sunday. the president will be there on tuesday. san francisco honoring him with a celebration later this week. >>> the 49 erfaithful are getting out their checkbooks. the stadium's old seats go on sale monday to the general public. a pair of seats will set you back more than $700. 70% of the proceeds though will benefit san francisc
insurance coverage starting january 1st. arthel, back to you. >> elizabeth, thanks a lot. >>> nelson mandela's family making their first statement since the death of the anti-apartheid leader. their family spokesperson talking about their loss and the outpouring of support from all over the world. >> we have lost a great man. greatness in our family was in the simplicity of his nation. a caring leader who made time for all, and we will dearly miss him. >> mandela died on thursday at the age of 95 after a long illness. president obama, as well as former presidents bill clinton, george w. bush, all expected to attend ceremonies in south africa in the next several days. before he is buried in his rural hometown one week from tomorrow. >>> a real leader in very many ways, on many levels. >> an iconic figure. >> for sure. >>> it was 72 years ago today japan launched the surprise attack pullingth united states into world war ii. we will go to pearl harbor as we remember that fateful day. >>> may be the key to the success of obama care, but as the signup deadline nears, can president obama urge eno
good. >> the world is reflecting upon and honoring the life of former south african president nelson mandela. "this week" features four people who knew him personally. a former ambassador, a former holes center, a former biographer and a former officer who oversaw their first democratic elections in 1994. don't miss "this week" coming up with george stephanopoulos right here at 8:00 on abc7. former presidents will attend tuesday's massive memorial service in south africa. this as family and friends pay tribute to south africa's national hero. here's byron pits. >> it represents the rain dough of this country. he was the last. >> reporter: nelson mandela would be laid to rest in grand style. tuesday a mel oracle service like the world has never seen. some 95,000 people packed inside the fnb stadium. wednesday through friday the former president will lie in state in the legislative capital. next sunday he will be lid it rest in the small village of his boyhood near the cape. those closest to mandelacy they will miss the closest things. the closest friend and lawyer remembers his friend
. >>> paying respects, president obama leaving washington this morning to attend a massive memorial for nelson mandela along side three other former u.s. presidents. >>> are we there yet? an airline passenger falls asleep and wakes to find he is alone and locked inside the plane. >> you think somebody would have pushed me or rubbed me and said we're here. >> what happened when someone finally found him. >>> and ready for sochi. lindsey vonn declares herself ready to go after getting back on the slopes this weekend. we'll hear from her today, monday, december 9th, 2013. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie. live from studio 1-a in rockefeller plaza. >>> and good morning. welcome to "today" on a monday morning. i'm matt lauer. >> good morning. i'm savannah guthrie along side al roker and natalie morales. don't you love the guy that got stuck on the plane. do you think he's a deep sleeper? >> it's your turn to check the back of the plane. >> if you're going to get stranded, could you wake up in the caribbean. is that so much to ask? >> you would think
for lawmakers. the flag of the u.s. capitol remains at half staff in honor of nelson mandela. the white house announced that the president and mr. obama -- and mrs. obama will be joined by presidents carter, clinton, and george w. bush honoring nelson mandela. we're going to begin with your comments and calls on a recent survey. a pew research study indicating power has declined. join in on the conversation, the lines -- you can join us on our social media, send us a tweet or send us an e-mail, . or join us on facebook. let's begin with a look at some of the newspapers. front page of "the washington post" has a scene from johannesburg. nelson mandela began the journey from tribal air to revolutionary icon. this from inside "the new york times," -- details from inside "the new york times." there is a new poll we want to draw your attention to. it essentially looks at the role we play in the world. here are some of the details -- support for u.s. global engagement is already nearing historic low and has fallen further. the public thinks that the nation does too much to solve
will travel to south africa next week to pay their respect to the memory of nelson mandela. the first democratically elected president of south africa died yesterday at age 95. a memorial service will be held on tuesday followed by burial on sunday. ice president joe biden says america's pledge to expand its asian footprint should not be doubted. u.s. says nearly 30,000 troops in south korea. 60 years after the end of the korean war. meeting with the president toward the end of a weeklong tour of asia aimed at reinforcing america's role as a pacific power. and a mural stenciled on the side of a gas station a british street artist known as angst he has fetched hundred $9000 at a beverly hills auction. was endless times says the nine by 8-foot work called "flower girl" was bought by an anonymous buyer. get you back to adam and cheryl. adam: wish i had that kind of money to buy anything. more than 60 monthly visitors, over $1 billion in revenue, and continues to grow at a rapid pace. our "your wish list" series continues with our next guest, ceo joining us today to talk about the strateg
. >> the world is reflecting upon and honoring the life of former south african president nelson mandela. today "this week" features four people who knew him personally. a former ambassador, a former pollster, a former biographer and a former officer who oversaw and a former officer who oversaw south africa's first fully democratic elections in 1994. don't miss "this week" coming up with george stephanopoulos right here at 8:00 on abc7. former presidents will attend tuesday's massive memorial service in south africa. this, as family and friends pay tribute to south africa's national hero. here's byron pits. >> it represents the rainbow of this country. he was the last -- >> reporter: nelson mandela will be laid to rest in grand style. tuesday a memorial service like the world has never seen. some 95,000 people packed inside the fnb stadium. wednesday through friday the former president will lie in state in the legislative capital. next sunday mandela will be laid to rest in the small village of his boyhood near the cape. those closest to mandela say they will miss the simple things. his closest
. nelson mandela died on decembe december 5. >> thanks. this is a real treat to be here today with the. we are old friends. for those of you not familiar with his work, doug was formerly editor of "mother jones." doug and i are also colleagues at northwestern school of journalism. it's a thrill to be or to talk about his recent book, "after mandela" which i think is a beautifully written account of contemporary south africa. i think a profoundly important book. made we can talk some about the. i think it is profound import not on because it would help us understand what's taking place in south africa but i think it also, it has many lessons for us here in the u.s. as well as elsewhere. as countries emerge from years of tyrannical regime and they're trying to sort of find a way to some kind of democratic government, some kind of democratic system. thought that we would begin may be talking a little bit about mandela investment in use in the hospital now. i think it's fair to say that he is near death, and i always found it interesting, i said the dog that he found his book "after mandela,"
. presidentth african nelson mandela will be buried on december 15 in his rural home of nationter a period y'allal mourning. -- national mourning. his body will lie in state at government's executive headquarters in south africa's capital, victoria. died yesterday at the age of 96. he had been ill for about a the hospitalout of to treat a lung infection. focusingmore locally, on detroit, a federal judge has approved detroit's bankruptcy filing. says pensioners may be taking a haircut along with other creditors, but as to how this will affect investors, we bring in bob rice from tangent capital partners to explain. we know there are two types of inys that people can invest general obligation bonds, revenue bonds. >> right. >> how is this going to shake out? >> a couple of points here. one is that the revenue bonds are secured by collateral. have a nice little graphic we can show how this breaks down for you here. yup. we so you'll see here, here are the key differences between g.o.'s and revenue bonds. general obligation bonds are backed by the full taxing power the municipality where
is not a racist, nelson mandela is not a racist. we know this from their work. this guy has a track record. "lonesome death," "in the wind." "hurricane." human dignity. it's threaded throughout the fabric of who he is as an artist. this whole thing just seems insane. i'm saying that with all due respect to whatever pain the people are bringing this charge are feeling. >> jeff, dylan was in paris to receive the legion of honor award when he was charged. the government is not trying to fine him. they're apparently just looking for an apology. if you were his legal adviser, would you tell him to give one? >> you know, bob dylan operates by his own rules. he is a truly great man. i don't think there is any dispute about that. he is a major cultural figure in american history and he has been on the right side of all these issues. it is possible that what he said was misinterpreted. i think it would be a good thing for him to explain what he meant. but certainly the government should not the be involved in punishing him, fining him in any way. it would be a good idea for him to talk about these
sailing vessel, the oldest commission water should actually in the world. nelson's victory. but this one does. so the of was performed on independence day 2011 during a hot day. it was just magical an incredibly moving paid have to say. i've never seen an immigration ceremony, all people who suddenly were free to do with their waste. and they can vote. they had no fear of arrest. all of it. it was wonderful. the judges on the end was as remarkable woman who has now become a great personal friend. i have lunch with her. she is called marion bolar. she was the judge at the moment in charge of the boston america to the boston marathon bombing case. when that yemen will cut she was there by his bedside in system essentially, your way, do you know where you are, what is your name, where you live? is to amend here is the prosecuting attorney. there any great deal of trouble. but she's a very interesting and wonderful one. toby -- one of the eastern very things she said is, you would be surprised how many immigrants as wherein, about 100 per year. four and a half years that she appeared before
the other major metropolitan newspapers in the united states combined. as nelson himself told an interviewer in 1910, i don't want to start editorials to be a lot of literary essays. i want to get things done. nelson followed up his strictures on past performance witwas an editorial in the star that rejected the notion that roosevelt was a man on horseback. he is a builder, recalled to his works at the paper, rather than a man on horseback. .. a couple more hours to go this afternoon, and now joining us here on our set in miami is jeremy scahill. here he is, his most recent book, "dirty wars: the world is a battlefield. " mr. scahill, earlier you were on a >> and george packer, and one of the questioners asked you what do you see as the difference between how the bush administration and the obama administration approach the war on terror. >> right. , i mean, i think first of all it's great to be with you here on c-span and booktv. the bush with administration, i don't want to understate how atrocious i think that period was in american foreign policy. it really was like murder incorporated.
workhorses. people like bob fraser, nelson drew, and then joe came from dod to join dickstein. and be on that -- to join digs team. then within the national security team, always tony lake, sandy berger, nancy soderberg. these are all folks who made it very -- not to say they didn't put demands on us, not to say that they were not critical at times of what we delivered, but they were always collegial, respectful, and they made it work better than it would have otherwise. leadership is so critical to making that intelligence policy relationship work, and we have that leadership from the national security and the clinton team overall. the production that the balkan task force put out went across a range of is almost unprecedented to my crude. we had to fall the state of conflict and it's always a great interest -- interest to people grethe way to assess a very complicated set of leaders. slobodan milosevic is probably the best known for very difficult personalities, very difficult relationships and i think right down to the date it was actually difficult for the policy side to d
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